Coal and Water Resources

E.g., 06/2018
E.g., 06/2018

Health-Related Quality of Life Among Central Appalachian Residents in Mountaintop Mining Counties

American Journal of Public Health

This study examined the health-related quality of life of residents in mountaintop mining counties of Appalachia using the 2006 national Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. The researchers compared dependent variables across 3 categories: mountaintop mining (yes or no), other coal mining (yes or no), and a referent nonmining group.